Wayne Purdy has been working with youth as a volunteer or full time Youth Director for the past 25 years. He began working with youth as a volunteer at Mount Pisgah United Methodist Church in Greensboro, NC. After a successful career in Sales and Management Wayne finally answered the call to full time Youth Ministry in September of 2008 here at Main Street UMC. He has coached youth soccer and basketball, and worked with the Boy Scouts at Calvary Baptist Church in Clemmons.
Wayne graduated from Grimsley High school in Greensboro, and obtained a Business Marketing degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He completed a course of study at Pfeiffer University for Certification in Youth Ministry within the United Methodist church. Wayne has been married to his wife, Carol, for 26 years. They have two children Meghan and Jordan.